Mitch Tawhi Thomas
Ko Ngati Maniapoto te iwi.
Mitch has written several plays including “Coupling”, “Doughboy” “Have Car Will Travel” and “Hui” which won the Adam NZ play award in 2012. His latest play “Pakaru” won the same award this year and premiered at the Kia Mau festival earlier in 2019. As well as forging new written work for stage and screen, Mitch appears occasionally as a performer. A committed educator, he is currently tutoring acting at Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School.